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Colonisation of North America 8-9

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A theme page about the Colonisation of North America with lesson plans and materials for intermediate level students (A2.2 -B1), year 8-9 in Sweden
Related themes: Native Americans 7-9, Thanksgiving 3-7 and Pilgrim Fathers – Thanksgiving, English Conquers the World

Warm-up

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That Mitchell and Webb Look – Who is the captain? – YouTube (4:30)https://youtu.be/Df-uemc-e3wSome funny clips from Mitchell and Webb                             …

Vocabulary

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Colonisation of North America – Vocabulary List : Vocabulary.comhttp://vocab.com/lists/700629. Learn 50 words from this theme. To practise them you will need to log in.                     

 

Columbus

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Before Columbus (Native American Documentary) | Timeline – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/bR_bmsrwG68Before Columbus describes how there is an increasing body of evidence to show that Europeans were crossing the North Atlantic continually after 1000AD.

 

 

 

Meeting the Natives

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The Invasion of America – YouTube (1:27)https://youtu.be/pJxrTzfG2boA map showing how the Indians’ territory vanished – Please visit our interactive map: invasionofamerica.ehistory.org

 

Colonization in the New World

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Colonization in the New Worldhttps://digital.scetv.org/teachingAmerhistory/lessons/col_his_bg_notes.htmlColonists settled British North America for different reasons. Some came for profits; others came for religious freedom.

Roanoke

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Lost Colony of Roanoke – YouTube  (1:02) https://youtu.be/4G6iefX1ZvYiMovie trailer An animated teaser to the mystery of the Lost Colony.

 

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What happened to the “Lost Colony” of Roanoke? – Ask Historyhttp://www.history.com/news/ask-history/what-happened-to-the-lost-colony-of-roanokeThe origins of one of the America’s oldest unsolved mysteries. Reading text about the Lost Colony.

 

The Lost Colony of Roanokehttp://theshadowlands.net/roanoke.htmReading text about the disappearance of Roanoke, establishing 5 theories of what had happened.

 

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Mystery at Roanoke Video – Jamestown Colony – HISTORY.com (2:00) http://www.history.com/topics/jamestown/videos/mystery-roanokeBefore Jamestown and Plymouth, the English attempted to forge a colony at Roanoke. Within three years, it had disappeared, leaving a mysterious clue behind. What really happened to the Roanoke settlers?

 

Jamestown

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Jamestown Founded in 1607 Video – Jamestown Colony – HISTORY.com (2-5 min videos)http://www.history.com/topics/jamestown/videos/jamestown-founded-in-1607The first permanent British colony in the New World withstands hostile natives and hardships in its first years.

 

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Horrible Histories Colonisation on Vimeo (3:02) https://vimeo.com/107002857This is “Horrible Histories Colonisation” by Rebeca Millam on Vimeo, the home for high-quality videos and the people who love them.

 

Plimoth

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This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers (Full Episode) – YouTube (24 min)https://youtu.be/_NBBt8zS9kU24 min video cartoon documentary on the voyage of the Pilgrims from England to America. It is part of the This Is America Charlie Brown documentary series.

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Mayflower Story Pt 1of 3 – YouTube  (11:42) https://youtu.be/Pv-_JxApHzoExcerpt from Desperate Crossing–The Untold Story of the Mayflower. An excellent History Channel overview of the Mayflower journey Part 2 (12:33)  Part 3  (12:49)

 

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Horrible Histories – Pilgrim Rap – YouTube (3:12)https://youtu.be/YlHytkZkh3EThe Pilgrims tell you the trouble of their existence in early America. A parody

 

 

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The East India Company.mov – YouTube  (4:00) https://youtu.be/mRQE44FClgQThe East India Company was the world’s first multinational company, dominating world trade for centuries. Their merchants traded fabrics, spices, tea coffee a…

 

Once again

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The Natives and the English – Crash Course US History #3 – YouTube (11:26) https://youtu.be/TTYOQ05oDOIIn which John Green teaches you about relations between the early English colonists and the native people the encountered in the New World. (Tip: Change speed to .75)

 

The 13 Colonies

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13 Originals – Chronologyhttp://www.timepage.org/spl/13timeline.htmlPrinting hints: The timeline is made up of three graphic files dividing the timeline into three sections (the breaks are after Massachusetts and Connecticut).

 

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13 Colonies Song – YouTube (0:20)https://youtu.be/jpC3ghfsiqITo the Tune of Yankee Doodle…lists the colonies from north to south.                         …

 

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The New England Colonies – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/4eTJ0hCgyC4First part of three looking at the similarities and differences between the New England, Middle and Southern colonies.

 

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The Middle Colonies – YouTube (3:07)https://youtu.be/R7CDn6Aa7Z0Part II in our series of the original 13 colonies. More people arrive from Europe

 

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The Southern Colonies – YouTube (3:51)https://youtu.be/leqglZG8Af4Part III in our series of the original 13 colonies. Colonisation spreads towards the south

 

 

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Why 13 Colonies? By Shmoop – YouTube (3:14)https://youtu.be/iSWzsrjUUCgWhy ask why? Well, it is interesting to consider that there were only 13 of those babies to start. Of course, we’re up to 50 states now, so those babies must…

 

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13 Colonies Review – YouTube (3:30)https://youtu.be/42h_TXblaKoThis video is a review of the information we learned about the 13 colonies and can be used to study for your quiz.

 

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The Quakers, the Dutch, and the Ladies: Crash Course US History #4 – YouTube (11:38)https://youtu.be/p47tZLJbdagIn which John Green teaches you about some of the colonies that were not in Virginia or Massachusetts. Old New York was once New Amsterdam.  (Tip: Change speed to .75)

 

Watching

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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War – YouTube (18:28)https://youtu.be/ghgPq2wjQUQJamestown to the Civil War. Correction: Jamestown was the first successful ENGLISH settlement in what is now the United States.

 

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What if America Was Never Colonized? – YouTube (3:52)https://youtu.be/9NybRWNoYowWhat if Europeans never colonized America? America as in North and South America. What if the Plague never wiped out the native population? How would native …

 

Final Words

 

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